First seen at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2006, Potted Potter: The Unauthorised Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff has since toured internationally for a decade. This immensely popular show is back in Australia by magical demand having previously performed here in 2012 and 2014.
As part of Sydney Fringe 2018 Peach Productions presents a collection of eight new short plays written and directed by women of diverse backgrounds.
The dynamic Le Dernier Appel (The Last Cry) is set against the backdrop of New Caledonia’s forthcoming referendum, which will determine whether the one-time penal colony becomes independent of France.
Macbeth is a very “blokey” play despite the infamous Lady Macbeth, and the title character is a stereotypical bloke for whom action is more natural than talking.
The dynamic Le Dernier Appel (The Last Cry) is set against the backdrop of New Caledonia’s forthcoming referendum which will determine whether the one-time penal colony becomes independent of France. Holding approximately a quarter of the world’s nickel deposits, New Caledonia has a prosperous economy, however, the indigenous Kanaks are subject to economic exploitation and social discrimination.
Written by a 19 year-old Shelagh Delaney, set in working class Britain and first produced in 1958, how relevant is A Taste of Honey to a Sydney audience in 2018? Its central interests – were challenging in its time.
The Diary of a Wombat is about looking at things from a different point of view.
A dance response to Bruce Pascoe’s seminal book of the same name, Dark Emu was created by Stephen Page in collaboration with senior Bangarra dancer Daniel Riley, company alumnus Yolande Browne and the Bangarra dancers.
The play’s good humour – and ensemble cast – make it a happy choice for Anna Jahjah’s Théâtre Excentrique workshop production.
The Belvoir’s choice of Alana Valentine’s The Sugar House, set in the once working-class industrial and port community of Pyrmont, is timely in view of the gentrification of the nearby locality of Redfern-Waterloo.